Start a Classifieds Website From Scratch

Learn how to start your classifieds site for free with little time and effort. Earn money with the help of experts!
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  • Lectures 38
  • Length 4.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 9/2014 English

Course Description

Classifieds websites are the perfect way for a long term sustainable revenue, and if you don't know how to make one then you're in the right place.

Do you want to create a website like craigslist, OLX, Quikr or any other popular classifieds website out there? then you've reached your desired destination.

“Create a Classifieds Site” course will open the doors to converting your creative idea into action, adapting to the online business world without the hindrances of lack of technology knowledge, funds or human resources.

This training course is targeting you! one who takes initiative and puts their ideas into action while minimize efforts and time-wasting. Be assured that in few hours of the course you will know that you're able to do the whole thing on your own without any outside help or other advanced development knowledge.

Just follow through with the hours of useful contents and be sure that you have basic and indispensable knowledge to start managing your own classifieds site.

The course consists of the five main sections:

1. Before starting your empire

General view introducing to the world of classifieds sites including: main definitions, examples of the successful websites, first steps to your website (target audience, costs, revenues, mobile devices, domain name, hosting, software)

2. Getting Started

Differences between a self-hosted software and a hosted solution. Installing a self-hosted software.

3. First steps

Basics items to adding and managing: Categories, Location, Ads, Texts, Currency etc.

4. Advanced Features

Additional items to improve your site: Comments, Terms, Widgets, Social Auth, Custom fields, Newsletters etc.

5. Bonus:

Good to know tips: Data Backup, Password Security, Email Marketing

The course includes the list of short, rich in content, 38 videos explaining step by step the main issues and the Open Classifieds Full User Guide in PDF (nearly 150 pages).

Everything what you should know at the beginning in a nutshell!

Don't allow your ideas go astray, let's get started in making your successful business a reality!

What are the requirements?

  • Internet Connection
  • PC or Laptop
  • Chrome browser
  • Domain name & Hosting (instructions how to get this provided in the course)

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Set up and manage a classifieds website for free
  • Understanding of the idea of a classifieds sites and their way of operating
  • Insight into the business models, revenue, niches, Online Marketing tools
  • Understanding the basic, technical knowledge
  • Help in choosing the appropriate tools and adjusting available options to the specifics of user’s business

Who is the target audience?

  • For those who are interested in area of classifieds business
  • For those who want to create own classified website without any problem
  • For those who want to create websites for customers and earn some income
  • For those who don't know HTML - JS - PHP – CSS

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction
Introducing the tutor of this course
Section 2: Before Starting your Classifieds Empire
What is a Classifieds Website?
Why I Need a Classifieds Site?
Succesful Classified Sites Around the World
Choosing a niche
Cost of Running a Classifieds Site
How to Monetize a Classifieds Site
Payment Gateways and their Importance
New Trends and the Mobile Movement
The Importance of a Domain Name
Hosting Your Site & Recommended Solutions
Choosing the Best Classifieds Software | The Best Classifieds Software
Section 3: Getting Started
What is Open Classifieds and Yclas? Differences Between them
Software requirements for installing Open Classifieds
Installing the Open Classifieds Software
Section 4: First steps
Adding Categories and managing them
Adding Locations and Managing them
Managing Advertisements
Changing texts and languages
Setting the Currency Format, Date Format and Time Zone
Accept Terms & Conditions
Managing Widgets
Managing Users
Section 5: Advanced Features
Premium Themes
Creating and managing Custom Fields
Activating Comments
Social Logins
Monetization and Running Payment Gateways
Sending a newsletter
Modifying a top menu
Messaging System (chat)
Creating Coupons
Additional useful features
Section 6: Bonus
Backup your site
Secure Passwords
Email Marketing
Section 7: Conclusion
Examples of Different Types of Niches Running on our Software (Using Themes)

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Instructor Biography

At Open Classifieds we are experts in web development and Open Source Software. We've been developing Free Open Source Software since 2009.

We are a team of 4 people from different countries fully dedicated in improving our courses, give support and develop our software.

Currently our technology powers more than 10000 web sites world wide. We have great expertise in Classifieds sites since our founder started his first classifieds site back in 2006.

We have also developed Open eShop that will allow you to sell your digital goods for free from your hosting.

At Open Classifieds we love to help people and sharing anything we learn with everyone!

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